Emor

“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Emor 5779

Shabbat Shalom: Emor (Leviticus 21:1-24:23) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And the Lord said to Moses, Speak to the priests, the sons of Aaron, and say to them…” (Leviticus 21:1) What is the major task of a religious leader, a community rabbi or the dean of a day school? This is a question …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Emor 5778

In the Diaspora Parshat Emor (Leviticus 21:1-24:23) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –  “Remove the blasphemer to the outside of the camp” (Lev 24:14) Our Biblical portion of Emor concludes with a strange and almost mythical tale of what appears to be the son of a mixed marriage (“the child of an Israelite woman and of …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Emor 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

This week’s edition is dedicated in loving memory of Monica Dennis Goldberg  on the occasion of her 35th Yahrzeit  Parshat Emor (Leviticus 21:1-24:23) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And you shall count for yourselves from the morrow of …” Since Judaism teaches that all Jews are responsible for each other, the hemorrhaging of the number …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Emor 5777

Parshat Emor (Leviticus 21:1 – 24:23) Rabbi David Stav  This week’s Torah portion, Emor, while covering a wide range of topics, relates to the prohibition of sacrificing blemished animals: “And if a man offers up a peace offering to the Lord…it shall be unblemished; it shall not have any defect in it” . Later on, the Torah …

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"Shabbat Shalom" – Emor 5776

Parshat Emor (Leviticus 21:1 – 24:23)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel– “And G-d spoke unto Moses saying: Speak unto Aaron and to his sons, that they separate themselves from the holy things of the children of Israel which they sacrifice unto me so that they profane not My holy name, I am G-d!” The theme of …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Emor 5776

Parshat Emor (Leviticus 21:1 – 24:23)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel– “And G-d spoke unto Moses saying: Speak unto Aaron and to his sons, that they separate themselves from the holy things of the children of Israel which they sacrifice unto me so that they profane not My holy name, I am G-d!” The theme of …

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אור תורה: אמור תשע”ו

Yigal Klein

פרשת אמור: היינו כחולמים! יגאל קליין יום העצמאות אינו מתאר רק מאורע היסטורי אלא מעניק לנו הזדמנות להמשיך לחלום על בניית חברת מופת טהורה ולעסוק בעשייה בהווה ממש מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, ב אייר תשע”ו, 10/05/2016 לעילוי נשמת סבתי רבקה קליין ע”ה, ששרדה את השואה והמשיכה להגשים את החלום בעלייתה מצרפת לירושלים ונטמנה …

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"Parsha to the Point" – Emor 5776

Parshat Emor (Leviticus 21:1-24:23)  Rabbi David Stav  The first part of the Book of Leviticus (Vayikra) discusses the sanctity of the Beit Hamikdash (Temple in Jerusalem) and features a detailed description of the priestly services there. Parshat Emor adds a new dimension of holiness to the world of the Beit Hamikdash: time. One whole chapter is dedicated …

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